Mount Tomah Botanic Garden (2013)

Sunday, 10 March 2013
Little wattlebird Little Wattlebird (Anthochaera chrysoptera)

Little Wattlebird (Anthochaera chrysoptera)

If you’re making your annual trip to the “Plants With Bite” Display and Fair at the Mount Tomah Botanic Garden in the Blue Mountains, you really should take some time to walk through the gardens as well, especially if the weather is good. The place is beautifully maintained and full of interesting plants and wildlife.

These photos are the result of an hour’s walk-and-stalk. Weather: warm and very slightly hazy, with high cloud and bright sunlight.

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“Plants With Bite” 2012, Mount Tomah

Monday, 14 May 2012

Cephalotus follicularis

This year’s Plants With Bite show at Mount Tomah took place, if I remember correctly, in the first two weeks of March.

The lovely four-year-old seed-grown Cephalotus follicularis above was sold within half an hour of being put on display. I should know; I bought it.

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“Plants With Bite” Display and Fair, Mount Tomah

Monday, 15 March 2010

An immature pitcher (Nepenthes thorelii X truncata, grown by J Biddlecombe)

This is the second year I’ve been up to the Australasian Carnivorous Plant Society‘s “Plants With Bite” Display and Fair at Mount Tomah Botanic Garden in the Blue Mountains. The event took place over two weekends (27 February to 07 March).
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Nepenthes

Thursday, 17 September 2009
Nepenthes sp.

Nepenthes sp.

These photos were taken at the “Plants With Bite” Festival at the Mount Tomah Botanic Garden in the Blue Mountains, NSW. The March 2009 exhibition was organized by the Australasian Carnivorous Plant Society.

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